eCommerce, consists of the buying and selling of products or services over electronic systems such as the Internet and other computer networks. This is a generic tag for all ecommerce systems. Frameworks that facilitate development of such systems like magento, nopcommerce have their own tags as ...

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eCommerce Site - CC Expiery Year Date?

I have an eCommerce Site and I am building the payment form. I have a dropdown list for the user to enter the year, how many years in advance should I program? I obviously start with 2013 and go up ...
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Google webmaster tools: parameters that only apply on one page

I'm trying to get my e-commerce website on google and still figuring out how it all works. Now, I have seen this feature named URL-parameters, allowing me to set different parameters that affect page ...
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SEO: Redirecting an incoming link to a discontinued product to a very similar product

We run an e-commerce site where products sometimes get discontinued. There are some links from other websites that points to one of our products (A) that doesn't exist anymore, but we have a very ...
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Backend admin interface with multiple web services [closed]

What is the easiest way to receive data from different web services (Shopify, Amazon Marketplace Web Service, CRM applications, social media platforms, etc.) for an Internet retailer who wants to be ...
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Starting an online e-commerce business

I was asked by a friend from Singapore to setup an online e-commerce website. I am new to e-commerce. Based on what I've read, in order to process credit card payment, I will need a merchant account ...
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I need a multi-language site with webshop functionality. Which CMS to choose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Content Management System (CMS) should I use? I need to develop a multi-language site which includes simple webshop functionality. I have extended experience with ...
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Authorize.net payment gateway… few questions

I need a good payment gateway for my shop (Drupal Ubercart). I was considering to use Authorize.net... is it available in Europe ? My customer has revenues of 10.000 per week so I'm looking for a ...
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Why do “Registration-bots” exist? What do they gain from registering on my site?

I'm curious as i've been developing some anti-bot procedures for a website, only because I see others doing it. But Why?. What do the bots gain from registering hundereds of accounts? I'm building an ...
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Should schema.org structured data for products be used on category pages on an e-commerce site?

I use schema.org structured data markup on all of my product pages. The products are well indexed in Google, and the meta data shows up mostly as expected. My question is a sub-question to the ...
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SEO: Product page: categories link structure

I am working on commerce site and we are facing a dilemma that has to do with SEO on product page: if sub-category links should be visible or not in each product page. In detail: We own 8 top ...
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How to measure the conversion rate of your Amazon affiliate program?

I plan on selling products through the Amazon affiliate program. What I know I can track is: -what products people view on my website (default Google Analytics pageview behaviour). -what affiliate ...
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How can one keep an ecommerce site active?

So, you build an e-commerce site, all your products are on there, but then very little changes which obviously causes your site to become less active, and ultimately not ranking as highly in search ...
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Can I create a private shop with a public gallery with Magento?

I want to do a shop with a public gallery listing all my products, with texts and images. The gallery is not a shop, you cannot buy. Behind it, I want a private section with a shop, where the same ...
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Already have Merchant Account, what info will my Gateway need?

I have a client who already has a merchant account for their physical store. What specific information about the merchant account will my client need to get from his bank to link it up to an online ...
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Solution for payment gateway with multiple sellers

I'm looking for a payment gateway that can be used in a website with multiple sellers. Let's say that depending on the purchased item, a given seller/merchant should receive the money. Would that be ...
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Sales Tax on Coupon Discounts

Should I calculate sales tax before or after a coupon discount is applied? I assume this will vary by state, I'm currently dealing with NY. We deal with three types of coupons: % discount, $ ...
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What payment options should we provide to maximize our customer base in Europe and the Americas?

With an international customer base, how do other sites decide what payment options to provide to users? I've been trying to find the most popular online payment service providers, preferably broken ...
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The best approach to ranking well when site is NOT content oriented?

I'm just about to launch a website and I'm concerned about ranking well on Google's SERPs. I've done a lot of searching for information regarding this new change to their algorithm and all I keep ...
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Terms and conditions for a commerce site

I am developing a website for my partner who is currently a sole trader, presently selling on ebay but we have opted to create our own site. I've noticed that there are many sites allowing you to ...
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Looking for PHP E-Commerce Script which allows USERS to create their own stores [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? Are there ready made PHP scripts which would allow my USERS to create their own stores? I don't want an eBay clones. Just a script ...
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ecommerce options for 5-6 products [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? We're looking to develop a simple e-commerce solution to sell 5-6 products. We'd rather not have to use PayPal's buttons (buy it ...
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iDeal: what are the differences between these three categories?

Could you explain what the differences between 1) Ideal Easy ABN/Amro 2) Ideal Lite 3) ING iDEAL Advanced, Rabobank iDEAL Professional or ABN iDEAL Zelfbouw. thanks
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Multiple index pages on website for multiple locations, SEO no-no?

We have a ecommerce website that can deliver products all over the country. We have seen at least one of our other competitors create an index page for every city in the country. So the pages ...
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Google eCommerce tracking from PHP

Is some way to send eCommerce tracking to Google without JavaScript? I want to do that just with PHP.
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Abandoning high ranking website but using URL for SEO benefits

I have two websites. A pet products (e.g. petsite.com) website and a dog products (e.g. dogsite.com) website. Petsite runs on Prestashop and Dogsite runs on EKMPowershop. All the goods sold on ...
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On an ecommerce site, do “Item No Longer Available” pages hurt SEO?

I'm not the web master at work, but I'm the content manager (and complete SEO novice) with a question we're unsure about. When a product is no longer current and no longer carried in our store, we set ...
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Shopping site catering to 2 countries where *most* content is same, except pricing. Duplicate content?

I'm working on redeveloping a small site for a boutique food producer. They are New Zealand based but are wanting to start selling in Australia. They have both domain names (.co.nz and .com.au). ...
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How to track events or e-commerce sales that occur later using Google Analytics?

Here's my problem: I have a static site with Google Analytics tracking code. To buy one of my services, users call me, and when their order is ready (many days later), I send them an e-mail link to ...
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Optimizing large scale e-commerce sites

I have a few questions regarding optimizing large scale e-commerce sites with getting indexed. Over 1 million pages. Should you optimize images for e-stores with over 1 million product images? ...
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How to avoid duplicate content in WordPress eCommerce Store

I run a WordPress eCommerce store powered by WooCommerce. I have a large inventory of products and most of the product descriptions are the same for all products and it's mandatory to include it. It's ...
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Prewritten App for Used Car Dealer? [closed]

Is there somewhere I can find a prewritten WebApp (with database) for a used car dealer? The application would need to support the following: Easy setup in a low cost Shared or Cloud Host Give ...
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Tools for managing eCommerce backend [closed]

I am working with an eCommerce company that has outgrown their hacked together backend for managing inventory, pricing and feeds to various shopping engines (Yahoo, 3d cart, Amazon, etc.). They ...
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Handling the holding of money on a platform

We are building a platform for a client, developed in Yii, where users can top up their account on the platform with money from PayPal. Users can upload files and buy access to each other's files. ...
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E-commerce for custom orders/customer image upload

We have a client that needs an e-commerce site set up pretty quickly. As I have no experience with e-commerce, I am looking for some guidance. Basically, the two big features we need are: Ability ...
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How to set up Google ecommerce tracking for a shopping cart servicing multiple countries?

Currently trying to set up GA ecommerce tracking for a shopping cart providing different pricing and tax to multiple countries. Does anyone know how to extract the tax amount from the order total for ...
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Which hosted ecommerce solutions allow customization?

Following my previous question, I'm now evaluating the possibility of using a hosted platform for the ecommerce project I have to implement. Before I start "playing" with each one of them, I'd like ...
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Web service for selling intangible goods like file downloads

I have a product that I have developed over the course of 2/3 years in my spare time and wish to bring it to market. I won't reveal the nature of the product, but it is training based built around ...
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Best ecommerce that's easy to customize into a existing site? (WP?) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Which Ecommerce Script Should I Use? I'm looking for a ecommerce plugin (if it's through WP that works too) that I can integrate into an existing site. I'm looking for ...
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Accepting Payments Online

What's the most cost-efficient way to accept payments on my website? American Express will be the card of choice. Average sales order ~ $100-250. I am only in Alpha stage so I don't want to pay ...
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Do I create new site or add to existing site?

Suppose, as an example, I have a website with the address, www.cool-gifts.com and I'm getting regular sales and its a worthwhile site, but no great fireworks. After research I find that there is a ...
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Magento e-Commerce cannot generate reports

Good day, My magento cannot generate reports from the admin panel. I get the following error: This report depends on timezone configuration. Once timezone is changed, the lifetime statistics need to ...
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Payment gateways for Europe (Netherlands)?

I've just realized all Paypal payment gateways are not available in Europe. Only Website payment standard is working, but it is not a gateway, I cannot include the payment process into my website. I ...
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In Google Analytics, show eCommerce order numbers based on first click attribution

Google Analytics usually reports everything based on last click attribution. However, GA recently added some reports to compare metrics based on different attribution models like first click. Is it ...
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How to download an MP3 or ZIP file onto mobile devices [closed]

I want to be able to download digital goods to smartphone users (music in format .mp3 or .zip). But iPhone and iPad do not allow direct forced downloads. How can I provide mobile users with digital ...
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Google analytics event tracking doesn't show the related revenue

We're tracking clicks on certain banners on a site using synchroneous tracking: var pageTracker = _gat._getTracker(\''+ ga_acc_code +'\'); pageTracker._trackEvent(\'click_1\', \'Home\', \'%title%\'); ...
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What's the best micropayment solution for a web app? [closed]

If I want users to pay $0.10 every time they access a piece of content on my site, is there a broadly accepted solution for this?
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Easiest solution to setup payments for a conference registration page?

I've got a fair amount of website development experience, but I've been asked to setup a conference registration page in short order. However, I have absolutely zero experience with shopping carts, ...
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Long pages or accordion for content?

I'm looking at how best to display content for my website. I plan to have a large number of pages of products, which will contain a large amount of information (ideally, the amount of information on ...
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Breadcrumb trail resulting in duplicate URLs

In an eCommerce site, I have products that can be under more than 1 category, this causes multiple URLs for the same product. The reason being, is that if a user clicks on category A then on product A ...
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Does e-commerce platform matter for branding

The place I work is now looking into developing a new e-commerce site on the Magento platform. Magento will fill all of our needs. I was just wondering if it is in anyway unprofessional doing it this ...